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Family of acanthus. Homeland South America. The genus Beloperone Beloperone no longer exists, it is included in the genus Justicia Justicia.
At home, only one species is grown - Beloperone drip Beloperone guttata, renamed Justicia brandegeeana to Justice Brandege. Description and details of care in the article Justice
Temperature: Moderate. Optimum in summer is 20-24 ° C, in winter 16-18, at least 12 ° C.
Lighting: Bright, diffused light with some direct sunlight, i.e. an east or north-west window, or a light north window, not shaded from the street by trees.
Watering: Abundant from spring to autumn with drying of the top layer of the earth. In winter, moderate or sparse, depending on the temperature, with good drying, but not completely drying out the earth.
Air humidity: high. Periodic spraying is required.
Transfer: Every year in spring young plants, in 2-3 years adults. Soil - 1 part sod, 1 part humus, 1 part leafy land and 1 part sand. Pour high drainage at the bottom.
Reproduction: cuttings rooted in water.
Growth rate: fast.
Crown formation: Shoot pruning in February-March, half the length of the stems.